A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
feminine noun
1. (trait)
a. characteristic
Su inteligencia es una de las características que más la distingue.Her intelligence is one of the characteristics that makes her stand out.
b. feature
El esqueleto es una característica fundamental de los vertebrados.The skeleton is a fundamental feature of vertebrates.
2. (telecommunications)
Regionalism used in Paraguay
(River Plate)
a. country code
¿Te sabes la característica para llamar a Colombia?Do you know the country code for Colombia?
b. prefix
La característica para hacer una llamada a Chile es +56.The prefix for calling Chile is +56.
3. (mathematics)
a. characteristic
Hay que distinguir entre la característica del logaritmo y la mantisa.We need to distinguish between the characteristic of the logarithm and the mantissa.
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (rasgo)
a. characteristic, feature
2. (de teléfono)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
a. area code
characteristic; feature
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